Camera Works 2017

CAMERAWORKS 2017

February 25 – March 26

Prizes were awarded out the opening reception on Saturday, February 25th. Congratulations to all our CameraWorks prize winners:
Best in Show, Laurie Peek for Blue-green Dent, RCC Parking Lot Suffern, NY AND Dent & Broken   Reflector, NYC
1st Place, Ellen Gould for So Done!
2nd Place, Michael Yamin for Jass
3rd Place, Bill Gore for Shopping Center Port Arthur
Honorable Mention, Joanne Crawley for Wander
Honorable Mention, Allyson Monson for Sound No. 1
Honorable Mention, Nancy Woodward for Twilight


Juror’s Statement:
It was a pleasure and an honor to judge this year’s Camera Works show. I was impressed by the quality and diversity of the submissions, and delighted to see such a range of expression, from traditional and alternative processes and experiments with digital materials to highly personal multimedia work. I’m glad to see photography used as such a creative tool, and happy this work finds a home at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists. — Rebecca Robertson, Juror


ACCEPTED ARTISTS LIST 2017


Photography has exploded as the hottest medium in the art world!  From the silver gelatin black and white print, to the visual delight of digital art, to the storytellers of videographers – there are no boundaries.  CameraWorks 2017, a Juried Exhibition, is designed to be an exploration of all photographic arts from the most traditional to the least conventional.  We welcome all formats – black and white or color, film or digital, photo collage, montage and videos.  This exhibition is open to all.

Juror

Rebecca Robertson

Rebecca is the photo editor of PDN and PDNOnline, where she also writes the Photo of the Day blog. Previous experience includes working as the photo editor of ARTnews magazine, where she was a contributing writer on the topic of photography. In her work as an editor, she looks at a wide range of photography in many diverse styles, including commercial, fine art, editorial and fashion photography. She also looks at photography in her role as a portfolio reviewer for FotoFest, powerhouse, ICP, Palm Springs Photo Festival and AMP, and as a judge for Critical Mass and for PDN’s list and Emerging Photographer contest.

In addition to her work as a writer and photo editor, Rebecca has curated photography shows for UNICEF and others, and was a founding editor of the website New York Photography Diary. She has lectured at Haverford College, Moore College of Art and Ursinus College, among other institutions. She has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and studied fine art, photography and art history at Bryn Mawr College.


DATES TO REMEMBER

Exhibition:  Saturday, February 25 – Sunday, March 26

Opening Reception:  Saturday, February 25, 4-6 pm (Snow date: Sunday, February 26, 4-6 pm)

Artist Walk and Talk: Sunday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artists Salon:  Friday, March 10, 7:30-9:30 pm

Pick up Artwork:  Sunday, March 26, 4-6 pm (NO EARLY PICKUPS!) and Monday, March 27, 12 noon-2 pm and 4-6 pm

There will be a $20 storage fee for any piece not picked up at the designated time.


Prizes

Awards for Best in Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Eligibility

Open to all artists using photographic/video graphic techniques or elements in their work. There are no geographic restrictions for entry.

Specifications and Fees

Works previously exhibited at Ridgefield Guild of Artists will not be accepted in this exhibition.   All works must remain on exhibit for the length of the show.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

Works must be matted, framed and ready for hanging or presented in a professional manner. Not acceptable: Poorly constructed frames and mattes, saw tooth hangers, small wire loops, scratched glass and/or plexiglass.  Please include any special hanging/installation instructions. Video artists must supply all equipment required for installation and are responsible for installation after consultation with RGA’s Creative Director.

Each artist may submit up to three pieces. Members – $15 each piece, non-members – $20 each piece. Finished works limited to 48” display size.

Payable in cash, check made out to RGA, Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Fees are non-refundable.  Click to become a member today, or when you enter to receive the lower member’s rate.

Sales 

RGA will retain a 40% commission on all sold artwork.  The price indicated on the entry form will be considered the retail price of each image and cannot be changed.

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